A.J. Lee signs big book deal for 2017 release

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor


Former WWE Divas champion A.J. Lee, the wife of “C.M. Punk” Phil Brooks, has a new book deal to tell the story of her life and wrestling career.

A.J.’s book, “Crazy is My Superpower,” is scheduled for release in Spring 2017 by publisher Penguin Random House.

A.J. is represented by Lisa Leshne of the New York City-based Leshne Agency. Asked why the book is set for release in 2017 as opposed to 2016, Leshne replied on Twitter: “Good things come to those who wait!”

According to this week’s announcement, A.J.’s book will document her “unlikely rise” from poverty to “professional wrestling champion who fought against stereotypes.”

The full description reads: “Three-time WWE Diva’s Champion A.J. Brooks’s ‘CRAZY IS MY SUPERPOWER,’ a literary memoir chronicling her unlikely rise from 100-pound nerd growing up in extreme poverty and enduring years of abuse, to international sex symbol and professional wrestling champion (known as A.J. Lee) who fought against stereotypes, forced the men in her industry to view her with respect, and inspired a huge fan base of over two Million Twitter followers with her fierce independent streak, in a significant deal, on exclusive submission, to Mary Choteborsky at Crown Archetype, an imprint of Penguin Random House, for publication Spring 2017, by Lisa Leshne at The Leshne Agency.”

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